Ahmedabad, July 8: In a shocking incident in Gujarat, a woman allegedly killed her 10-month-old daughter in Ahmedabad. The accused woman, identified as Rizwana Vadnagarwala (26), reportedly killed her daughter by slitting her throat with a blade. The alleged incident occurred on the evening of Saturday, July 6, at the woman's house in Astodia.

The incident came to light after the woman's husband, Aamin Vadnagarwala (30), registered a complaint against her, reports TOI. In his FIR, Aamin said that his wife was happy in the marriage and wanted to marry another man. He also alleged that his wife thought that their daughter Fatima was a hurdle and, hence, decided to eliminate her. Ahmedabad Shocker: Man Stabs Wife in Neck on Suspicion of Having Extra-Marital Relations in Delhi Darwaza Area, Arrested.

The couple who live in Astodia married in 2022 and became parents to Fatima last year. The incident occurred on Saturday evening when Aamin's mother, Sairabano, called and informed him about Fatima bleeding from the throat. Amid all of this, Rizwana and her neighbours rushed Fatima to VS Hospital in Ellisbridge.

By the time Aamin reached the hospital, Fatima had passed away. A doctor at the hospital told Aamin that a deep gash on Fatima’s throat, which was suspected to be caused by a blade, led to her death. Following this, Aamin questioned Rizwana, who told him that she wanted to get a divorce and remarry as she was not happy in their marriage. Ahmedabad Shocker: 19-Year-Old Molested, Threatened With Acid Attack in Gujarat; Stalker Booked.

She also told Aamin that she killed Fatima as their daughter was the only hurdle in her plan. As per the FIR, Rizwana took her daughter to the bathroom on the pretext of giving her a bath. Over there, she slit Fatima's throat with a blade from Aamin’s shaving kit. The family members rushed to the bathroom after hearing the child's scream. The complaint has been registered under the Bharatiya Nyaya Sanhita.

Women and Child Helpline Numbers:

Childline India – 1098; Women’s Helpline – 181; National Commission for Women Helpline – 112; National Commission for Women Helpline Against Violence – 7827170170; Police Women / Senior Citizen Helpline – 1091/ 1291; Missing Child and Women – 1094.

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